G&K Services Foundation Announces Annual Grant Recipients
G&K Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:GK) , a leader in uniforms and facility services, has selected seven nonprofit organizations to receive grants from the G&K Services Foundation. The mission of the G&K Services Foundation is Building Communities that Work. The foundation focuses on helping people reach their full potential, especially in their work and careers. To support that mission, the Foundation provides financial grants and in-kind donations to organizations and programs that promote sustained, long-term change in education, human services, skills development and self-sufficiency training. G&K also encourages its employees to volunteer their time and talents to provide hands-on assistance to grant recipients.
“We’re proud to support these organizations that share G&K’s commitment to strengthening the communities where we do business,” said Randy R. Ross, G&K’s Vice President of Human Resources. “Our Foundation’s grants provide financial assistance to a variety of programs focused on education and work skills development. In addition, G&K’s employees have generously given their time to support these organizations through numerous volunteer activities.”
G&K Services Foundation 2015 grant recipients:
- Greater Twin Cities United Way
- Lifeworks Services
- People Serving People
- Project for Pride in Living
- Science Museum of Minnesota
- The Arc, Greater Twin Cities
- Twin Cities RISE!
The G&K Services Foundation was launched in 2005, to support the communities where G&K does business, through financial grants, in-kind clothing donations, and matching employees’ charitable contributions. For more information on G&K’s community involvement and the Foundation, please visit www.gkservices.com/community.
About G&K Services, Inc.
G&K Services, Inc. is a service-focused market leader of branded uniform and facility services programs in the United States, and is the largest such provider in Canada. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, G&K Services has 7,800 employees serving approximately 170,000 customer locations from 165 facilities in North America. G&K Services is a publicly held company traded over the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol GK and is a component of the Standard & Poor’s SmallCap 600 Index. For more information visit www.gkservices.com.
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